Don Quixote's Ventures at Notre Dame


Location: Gillespie Conference Center, Saint Mary's College

Don Quixote at ND
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The University of Notre Dame is celebrating the 400th anniversary of Don Quixote with a series of academic events exploring the impact of this influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age.

Quixote Film Series (All Month)

Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall at 7:00 p.m.

Man of La Mancha by Arthur Hiller. April 1

Bolívar soy yo by Jorge Alí Triana. April 20

Birdman by Alejandro González Iñárritu. April 28


QuijoteaND o / Becoming Don Quixote at ND (April 17)

Location: Notre Dame campus (various) at 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Students staging Don Quixote readings 


Graduate Student Colloquium (April 23)

Location: 118 O’Shaughnessy Hall at 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Mayra Almeida, Thomas Mann, Natalia Ríos, Marisol Fonseca, Laura Fernández, Alejandro Castrillon, Leila Vieira and Paola Uparela


Academic Symposium (April 24)

Location: Gillsepie Conference Center, Saint May's College at 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Frederick de Armas(University of Chicago)
“Don Quijote as Alexander the Great: Captured and Foreshadowed”

Anne Cruz (University of Miami)
“Transdressers, Transgressors: Willful Women in Don Quixote”

Edward H. Friedman (Vanderbilt University)
“Marginal Benefits: The Narrative Matrix of Don Quijote"

Luciano García Lorenzo (CSIC Madrid)
“Sansón Carrasco, Caballero en escena” 



The Nanovic Institute for European Studies

The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts

The Center fo Social Concerns

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures